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Jim Dodosn - Freelance Graphic Design & Book Design
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Jim Dodson ByCleverDesign@yahoo.com 1700 Forum Drive, #2407 Columbia, MO 65203 Cell: 573-590-1681 SUMMARY I am an energetic and very creative, award-winning graphic designer and communications specialist with over two decades of work experience to round out my versatility and knowledge in the creative marketplace. I specialize in solutions that are both inventive and practical, with a strong ability to turn “back-of-the-napkin” ideas into viable and creative solutions. BY CLEVER DESIGN, A Communications Design Agency Owner, Columbia, Missouri Freelance designer with proven creative and marketing expertise — brainstorming with clients to accommodate their marketing, branding, advertising and logo design needs. I can successfully manage projects from inception to finished piece, and excel when the pressure is on. I am a creative problem solver, and keep the ‘big picture’ of a project in mind while paying close attention to the details. Proficient in: Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, digital photography, and ftp site use. Working experience in: Excel, Power Point, Go Live and I Web, video, and Social Media platforms. EDUCATION B.A. in Communication Arts and Design, 1989 Virginia Commonwealth University INDEPENDENT WORK EXPERIENCE 2004 to current, Missouri Stephens College, Adjunct Teacher of Design TRYPS Children’s Theater, advertising, posters and promotional designer Film, Producer and Actor, “Small Town Culture War” documentary Website creation for “Small Town Culture War” documentary Carter Publishing Studio, extensive magazine design and production Callaway Bank, advertising and promotional campaigns City of Fulton, Mayor’s Branding Project, Co-chair for Branding Fulton William Woods University, Advanced Design Instructor National Association of Teachers of Singing - Florida, graphic designer Westminster College, brochures and marketing designer Fulton Area Development Corporation, new logo identity and Web site Callaway County Chamber of Commerce, logo design, ads and tourism brochures Fulton Street Fair, Designer, marketing and event planning Fund raising poster for SERVE, Fulton, MO PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE Graphics and Marketing Manager California State University, Northridge – Student Union June 2001 to October 2004 Manage staff of 7: graphic designers, web designer, PR/marketing assistant and office staff Create graphic design solutions for clients, on and off campus Design magazine layouts, brochures, fliers, ads, logos, and posters Acquire bids and work with printers through the entire production Mentor students via hands-on experience in graphic design Market the Student Union, as well as it's affiliated programs Give staff presentations on design and marketing Write articles and news releases Set and maintain an annual budget Write financial reports and business proposals Art Director/Graphic Designer Texas Christian University July 1995 to May 2001 Work directly with campus clients, create marketing strategies and design concepts Design magazine layouts, direct photo shoots, brochure design, flyers, ads, posters and books Pre-press production, acquired bids, and work with printers through the entire print process Art Director/Graphic Designer Harcourt Brace College Publishers, Texas August 1992 to July 1995 Textbook Cover Designer Design college textbook layouts, and write production specifications Create icons, charts, tables, and figures Direct freelance artists for illustrations and photography Senior Designer Global Group, Inc., Texas July 1991 to August 1992 Design layouts for advertising, publications, and company signatures Pre-press production, and work with clients through entire print process Photo manipulation and image editing Darkroom/Photo Manager Ad Matrix, Advertising Agency, Texas July 1990 to July 1991 Camera work, stripping negatives, and pre-press production Paper stock management Supervise printing schedule Graphic Designer Open House Magazine, Richmond Virginia 1989-1990 Design layouts and ads, direct photo shoots Super 8 Motel Night auditor and front desk agent 1984-1986, Provo, Utah and St. Louis, Missouri While going to school during the day, I worked as night auditor. I typically handled both the duties of the front desk and some of the duties of the accounting department. Freelance Design: 1991 to 2001 The Wellness Community, California – Ad and Program Designer, Posters and Special Events Tickets Fort Worth Dallas Ballet, Texas – Ad and Brochure Designer, Posters, and Newsletters Fort Worth Symphony, Texas – Ad and Brochure Designer, Newsletters, Fliers and Pocket Folders The Van Cliburn Foundation, Texas – Brochure and Ad Design PR Texas – Logo and Brochure design ACHEIVEMENTS Advisory Board, Show Me Justice Film Festival, Warrensburg, MO. 2011 Board President, Callaway County Chamber of Commerce, 2009 Board Member, Callaway County Chamber of Commerce, 2006-2010 Co-chair, City of Fulton Branding Campaign 2009 Committee Planning Member, City of Fulton’s 150th Anniversary, 2009 Event Chairperson, Fulton Street Fair, 2007 and 2008 Member, Marketing and Visibility Committee, CSUN, 2002-2004 Co-chair, Institutional Communications Committee, CSUN, 2001-2003 Event Planning Member, Ft. Worth Film Festival, Texas, 1999 AWARDS 1st Place Award from ACUI (Association of College Unions International) – logo design, 2001 3 Grand Awards from CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) 3 Gold Award from CASE 2 Silver Awards from CASE 1 ADDY, Advertising Award, Texas Christian University Virginia Commonwealth University, Winning School Mascot Logo, 1989 RELATED TRAINING Customer Service Training, 2004 Business Writing for Professionals, 2003 Effective Team Leadership, 2002 Mediation in the Work Place, 2001 First Time Manager's training class 2001
Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
Elisa Chessen - Freelance Sales & Field Sales
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2 Skills
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Elisa J. Chessen 425 Village Green, Unit 414 | Lincolnshire, IL 60069 847-321-1907 | echessen@hotmail.com SENIOR LEVEL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT ? MARKET EXPANSION ? MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR REVENUE GROWTH ? Dynamic, high-energy and results-driven Sales and Business Development Professional with a demonstrated track record of leading strategic client relationship management, revenue development and exceptional sales growth for high profile leaders in the metals, technical and healthcare industries. ? Top producing sales leader with a recognized ability to delivery multi-million dollar sales growth, channel development and brand imaging strategies to deliver year over year revenue growth despite a challenging economic climate. ? Influential communicator and incomparable closer with the ability to gain the trust, cooperation and commitment of key decision makers within the industrial, commercial and manufacturing sectors to build solid market growth. ? ? ? EXECUTIVE SALES MANAGEMENT QUALITIES ? ? ? Commercial/Industrial Sales Strategies Foster Long-Term Client Loyalty C-Level Client Relations Drive New Territory Expansion/Growth Develop Quotes/Customized Proposals Strategic Planning and Execution Identify/Capitalize on Emerging Markets Define ROI and Value Add Strategies Source and Secure Exotic Metals Products Network/Cross-Sell/Consultative Approach Reenergize Business Focus and Goals Identify and Influence Key Decision Makers P ROFESSIONAL HISTORY 2013 to Present: Kraft Chemical Company, Melrose Park, IL Senior Account Executive Achieve sales and profitability objectives from multiple key accounts in the Midwest Region of this raw material distributor of various chemicals selling to industries including pharmaceutical, industrial and food and beverage. Aggressively drive new business development and maximize existing account performance through proven client engagement/relationship building strategies. Source vendors and products and keep abreast of new market trends and developments. Also helped and created various marketing strategies and new compensation program for the Account executives. – Quickly acclimated to new role and captured $1.6MM net new business within seven months. – Promoted to Industry specialist for personal care, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries; based on demonstrated aptitude for related business development strategies. – Instrumental contributor to improved marketing and compensation plans for all account executives. 2011 to 2013: Tri-State Metal Company, Chicago, IL - Vice President, Sales and Marketing Led strategic marketing, sales management and client relationship development for this full-service scrap metal recycling company with over $50MM in annual revenue. Revitalized business processes including marketing, brand development and outreach strategies to expand market footprint and capture new business opportunities. – Grew market development across Midwest region to foster new business relationships; made significant inroads into high-temperature alloy markets to drive incremental revenue growth. – Championed the development of formalized marketing and advertising campaigns including traditional and integrated marketing to drive company branding. – Increased overall visibility in the marketplace and brought cohesion to all marketing materials, sales and bidding processes to streamline sales practices. – Led aggressive cold-calling and networking with new and existing clients to quickly deliver over $500K in new revenue; analyzed competitive activity, adjusted pricing strategies and undercut competitive threat to secure lucrative scrap processing agreements. Elisa J. Chessen - PAGE 2 – Developed formalized sales forecasting models, built follow-up strategies to capitalize on national account business and created targeted customer support programs to ensure customer satisfaction and near perfect account retention. – Negotiated vendor contracts, spot pricing and delivery agreements with a focus on optimized profitability results. 2005 to 2011: Midwest Industrial Metals Corp., Chicago, IL Sales Executive/Commodity Manager Ranked as a top producer with over $4MM in annual sales revenue; built long-term client relationships with Fortune 500 clients to establish reputation as a premier full service scrap metal recycling company within the Midwest region. Throughout tenure, gained additional and increasing levels of responsibility within the organization including new staff development, industry research, high-level account management and new market/division expansion. – Grew account base from 0 to 280+ with the purchase of over $4MM of scrap metals annually; created a solid supplier and channel partnership network to include fabricators, stamping, tool and die, heat treating and steel processing accounts. – Led intensive forecasting, research of raw materials and development of accounts for ferrous and non ferrous scrap metals; established long-term client partnerships and generated hundreds of thousands of dollars in savings through tenacious negotiations and cost containment practices. – Identified, researched and maintained insight into competitive activity and developed customized presentations and proposals to showcase differentiation, ROI and value-added solutions in a highly competitive and crowded market. – Created and launched standardized account review, account planning and goal setting activities to maintain consistent growth and introduced new customized recycling programs as per customer specifications to create deeper client relationships. – Championed development of improved on-boarding, training and performance management programs to optimize performance for new sales staff. – Personally coached, mentored and educated teams on industry trends, sales solutions and client engagement tactics to build a highly successful, aggressive and cohesive team. – Maintained high levels of quality control, customer service and back-end account support initiatives to maintain exceptional client retention. 2003 to 2005: Server Connection Inc., Chicago, IL Director of Business Development Drove sales, client relationship development and market penetration for this advanced reseller of eBusiness security, messaging content control and connectivity solutions across small, medium and enterprise level sectors. Leveraged deep understanding of Fortune 500 client management to capture over $2.3MM in incremental revenue growth. – Collaborated with VAR’s and channel partners including IBM and Decision One Corporation to identify and pursue new business opportunities; conducted account assessments, leveraged a solutions-based sales approach and became a true business partner to clients in need of emerging technology solutions. Early Career IBM, Chicago, IL: Began tenure in role as a Service Business Manager in the Printing Systems Division and achieved subsequent promotion to Senior Account Manager, Global Services. Delivered $15MM in annual revenue through the sales of maintenance support services within the Fortune 1000 sector. Ranked as #1 sales producer, company-wide for 2 consecutive years. Healthstar, Lincolnwood, IL – Senior Sales Executive ? ? ? EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ? ? ? Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL—Business Administration Courses IBM Solution Selling: Strategic Selling, IBM Professional Sales a
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Andrew Essiet - Freelance Article Writing & Animal Illustration
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3.0
2 Skills
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I am a forty-four years old writer with credits for my novels, articles and writings of all ramification and or endeavours. I have written for the past twenty-seven years and still eager to write for the all what are involved in writing business.
Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
Michael Affronte - Freelance 3D Graphic Design & Graphic Design
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3.5
2 Skills
$10
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Independant Contractor, doing CADD, AutoCAD 2d, Solidworks 2d-3d, Photoshop. Editing and Design, MS Office, Web design, MS Publisher, Microsoft Expressions, Qualifications *Various Contract Assignments 2009 – Present o Sumter School District Masonic Flashlight.com o Veterans Affairs Kalish Electric o Sumter Masonic Topp Limo Service o Porters Fabrication ________________________________________ *SafeRack LLC, Sumter, SC 2006-2010 AutoCAD Designer/Draftsman o Draft and Design fall protection equipment for on loading and off loading tank truck and railcars, using AutoCAD CADD software. o Maintain database record on server of all drawings and designs. o Produce time saving elements such as Blocks and Dynamic Blocks to assist in quicker design of products. o Notify supervisor, salesmen, and sales representatives of the completion of designs and prepare them for delivery to manufacturing. o Maintain updated training, including learning new software i.e., Solid Works 2008. o Add updated software to assist in the conversion of data and drawing from other manufactures to be used on our systems. ________________________________________ *Sumter School District, Sumter, SC 2009 to Present Coordinator for Data Recovery and setup of Security DVR systems. o Communicate regularly with school district to address ongoing strategies and concerns. o Set up desktop tools, databases and schedules to ensure the successful implementation of districts security concerns using Microsoft Office 2007. o Attend Meetings and produce and forward minutes to all members peers and subordinates. o On call to download events at schools. o Make copies of events for school principle, police department and district office. ________________________________________ Safe Harbor (Eastern Steel) LLC, Florence, SC 2005 - 2006 AutoCAD Designer/Draftsman o Draft and Design fall protection equipment for on loading and off loading tank truck and railcars, using AutoCAD CADD software. o Maintain database record on server of all drawings and designs. o Produce time saving elements such as Blocks and Dynamic Blocks to assist in quicker design of products. ________________________________________ Midwest Stamping, Sumter, SC 2000 - 2005 Tool Maker/Draftsman/Designer o Maintain, Build Tools & Dies. Program, run 2 1/2 axes CNC Milling o machine, surface grinders, lathes, drill press, heat treat, welding. Using o 3D digitizer, Solid Works 2003 - 2006, CMM to create CAD drawing used in reproduction. ________________________________________ Central High School, 1991-2000 AutoCAD Instructor o Taught Basic AutoCAD, commands and usage to classes of 10 to 14 students . o Developed a training program for basic understanding of AutoCAD o Provided instruction in the customization of AutoCAD users. ________________________________________ General Electric Transportation Services 1998-2000 Press brake operator, programmer o Operate and program Cincinnati N/C air brake press. o to form up/down 90 or other angles or offsets. ________________________________________ Prime Tool Inc., Erie, PA 1998-1999 C.A.D. Drafting/Design o Developed detail drawing to be used in the building of plastic molds o from single layer assembly drawings Design components for plastic mold i.e. cavities ________________________________________ Tool-All, Inc., Erie, PA 1983-1998 Toolmaker o Build plastic/die cast mold, using typical tool room equipment, o Mold polishing cavities, cores, laminates. #3 to #1 finishes. ________________________________________ Military United States Naval Reserve 1959 to 1966 Radioman 3rd Class (e4) o Class A School Bainbridge, MD. o Maintain records of all messages received and sent from ships communications center. o Keep and ongoing practice of improvement, thru weekly communications training exercises. o Received award for redesign of Des Div 122 logo. o Properly destroy all classified materials o Created drill team at USNR center Santa Ana, CA. ________________________________________ Volunteer Services o DAV Van driver, Sumter to Dorn VAMC (2 days a month). o Elk’s lodge bingo and Veterans organization. o Masonic Services Association. ________________________________________ Skills o MS Office, MS Expressions, MS Windows O.S., Internet, CADD software’s, Photoshop, Quickbook. o Twenty plus years as a Tool Maker. o Organizational and leadership skills. o Mechanical and analytical aptitude. ________________________________________ Education Erie Technical High School, Erie, PA 1956-1960 Graduated (H.S. Diploma) – Major- Mechanical Drafting Behrend Campus PSU 1966-1968 Erie County Vo-Tech 1968-1970 Tool and Die Apprenticeship – Journeyman’s card Anilam, CNC programming, Jamestown NY 2003-2003 Certification MorningStar, NC. Solid Works 2003-2003 Certification CCTC, Sumter, SC CPT 101 (MS Office) 2010-2010 Certification *References Furnished Upon Request
Sumter, South Carolina, United States
Danny Abaldo - Freelance Audio Editing & CD Design
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5.0
2 Skills
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I have been a story teller in public schools, I am a recording engineer, mastering engineer, producer, publisher, artist development, audio consultant. I have recorded several CD's I wrote, produced, performed. I am also a minister I have done many plays, spoken word voice overs, I have a radio type voice and speak in any way needed.I have been doing copy writing for my own stuff am a excellent author and screen writer. Recorded many film music compositions.I had a small online school teaching home recording and post production. I have done all so far as a free service, now I am starting a new e-book interactive with many audio and A/V recordings, doing music for you tube people so they do not have copy write issues. Post production, mastering audio, writing music and talking , every day on the net on a few times to groups in the week, I have always been self employed in these areas. I own a small record company Urgent Mission Records, and Digital Goatee Productions. My online presence, music on sound click and other places, my writings speak for themselves. I have a Doctorate in theology and extensive study as a recording engineer, on line Indy artist marketer, have a small e-book on the subject. I want to contribute some of my 2,000 songs and many film music type compositions.
Yermo-Barstow, California, United States
Tracy Wong - Freelance Photo Editing & Wedding Photography
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4.5
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- Professional photographer in wedding, portrait, and food photography - Social media junkie and mad customizer • Create high quality Facebook custom pages • Create WordPress custom themes • Master of popular platforms: facebook, twitter, Google +, Yelp, Pinterest - Proficient at HTML/CSS/Javascript/PHP - Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom guru • Create custom Photoshop actions • Retouching services
South San Francisco, California, United States
Nicole Pike - Freelance Drawing & Painting
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NICOLE PIKE Calgary, Alberta T3K 0K4 daisy_73@hotmail.com (main e-mail) nicolepike@imaginationonlocation.com (secondary e-mail) EDUCATION Bachelor of Education, Masters of Teaching Program (Fall 2007- Winter2009) University of Calgary, Alberta • Developed a strong understanding for how to create effective lesson plans based on learning objectives, scaffolding and planned outcomes. • Facilitated six seminars regarding and multiple-level classrooms, stereotyping, motivation, self-harm, racism, as well as art integration into core subjects. • Developed and incorporated lesson plans that encompass inquiry based learning and promoted intrinsic motivation for learning. • Completed over 540 hours in both traditional and non-traditional teaching environments including junior high, secondary school and an art centre with focus on personal growth and interest. Bachelor of Developmental Visual Fine Art (Fall 2002-Winter 2007) University of Calgary, Alberta • Completed a degree in fine arts with a major in developmental visual arts through five years of studying in thirty art courses and with a significant emphasis in art and its relationship to contemporary society and culture. • Developed a conceptual understanding of the visual arts, which further developed a foundation of knowledge and practice of artistic self-sufficiency and discipline. • Refined a personal relationship with the creative process and processes of planning in order to carry out various studio interests and how best to teach art in secondary schools. • Developed advanced skills in many diverse areas of creative expression such as painting and photography with a primary focus on both drawing and sculpture. • Developed and demonstrated a high sense of self-motivation through two independent studies in sculpture and successfully finishing, showing and selling $5000.00 of my own art work which I continue to do as a private business. • The first person in their first year of study to ever receive an Independent Thought Award for innovative and creative realizations. TEACHING EXPERIENCE Small Business Owner (Sep 2009-present) Imagination on Location Calgary, Alberta • Gained experience developing personalized lesson plans while instructing one on one art classes • Directed fun interactive art based activities for private students needing idea generation techniques • Guided students in preparing portfolios for University and Collage applications • Ongoing independent commissions of artwork Volunteer Home School Art Teacher (Fall 2006) Art Student Society University of Calgary, Alberta • Co-ordinated and coached art lessons to 15 home schooled children through the careful preparation and execution of designed lesson plans allowing all of the students to receive necessary credits to continue home schooling and graduate. • Developed and conducted lessons revolving around print making, drawing and sculpture under a strict materials budget and within a strict time period by closely monitoring each and maintaining an active awareness of expenditures and related fiscal records. Mobile Seed Survivor Educator Agrium Inc., Calgary Alberta (Spring 2009-present) • Travelled to multiple schools delivering multimedia presentations to students of multiple ages ranging from grades 1-9. • Operator of Interactive learning displays that encourages students to learn about growing plants and the components of healthy soil through fun activities. • Encouraged students to participate in active hands on learning activities such as the watershed display and kineasthetic learning games. • Guided groups of students through the trailer of multiple games and activities including groups of special needs students ranging from severe physical disabilities to severe cognitive disabilities. Corporate Trainer (2005-2007) Petland, Calgary, Alberta • Gained leadership experience by planning and teaching customer ‘Service Enthusiast’ and ‘Gold Star Management’ Petland University courses, successfully trained 4 classes of approximately 25 people, ranging from young adult to senior, with an average class score of 90%. Pets For Life Foundation Fundraiser Co-ordinator (2003-present) Pets For Life Foundation, Calgary, Alberta • Annually, for the last five years, organized, advertised and ran a fundraising bake sale for the Pets for Life Foundation successfully raising over $3000.00. • Participated in annual dog washes to raise money for the foundation and veterinarian bills for spaying, neutering and micro-chipping rescued animals. • Evolved independent organizational skills by facilitating more than 50 animal rescues in Pincher Creek and Brocket through careful selection and arrangement of volunteers and transportation as well as effective community relations to ensure safe and effective execution of foundation goals while maintaining a positive community image. • Gained leadership experience by organizing and co-ordination with other local rescue groups as well as veterinarians. • Helped run spay/ neuter clinics in Pincher Creek on the Standoff reserve which lead to successfully educating hundreds of local residents on their importance of getting their animals vetted and altered. This lead to over 150 dogs and cats being altered. PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE Grades 10-12 Fine Art and Legal Studies 30 Practicum Teacher (Fall 2008) Ernest Manning High School, Calgary Alberta • Successfully established positive relationships with special needs and at- risk students by ensuring learning needs and styles were met through individual, differentiated lesson plans. • Organized and instructed the environmental law module for legal studies 20 and 30 by designing creative and innovative lesson plans that met and went above the legal studies curriculum requirements. • Gained experience in the field of classroom management and an understanding of the importance of setting clear expectations for students. • Managed three multiple-level classes with two classes consisting of art 10, 20, 30, 35 and communications and technology, and a legal studies class with 20’s and 30’s. • Gained experience with the IPP process for specialized and individualized programs. Grades 5-9 Fine Art, English and Religion Studies Practicum Teacher (Winter 2008) St. Vincent de Paul Elementary Jr. High School, Calgary Alberta • Integrated fine arts activities into language arts lesson plans such as idea generation activities like tone writing and visual imagery projects. • Adapted lesson plans for four different special needs students including major physical and mental disabilities through careful revision of lesson plans to suit their specific needs. • Facilitated and participated in the extracurricular creation of a set design for the annual Christmas play. • Established trusting relationships with students allowing them to feel comfortable taking risks with their art as well as their verbal expressions about art. • Developed a Ten Commandments project for a grade seven religion class that encompassed and encouraged creative ways of presentation including film, power point presentations, and art work. Work Placement Practicum (Fall 2007) Wild Flower Art Centre, Calgary AB • Completed more than 70 hours of diverse teaching experience in a non-traditional setting with ages ranging from three to eighty. • Gained experience with older adult learning by teaching three adult beginner sculpture classes. • Observed learning in many stages by both participating and watching toddler dance classes from the beginning of the semester to the end. • Helped facilitate an older youth beginner painting class through careful development of lesson planning and preparation. • Observed five different instructors teach classes to varying ages and diverse subjects with students of differing technical abilities and actively applied observations in own lessons. RELATED EXPERIENCES Active Public Relations/ Broadcast Media Representative Pets for Life Foundation, Calgary, Alberta (2006-present) • Established and maintain a positive, cooperative and forward thinking relationship with the media to find rescue animals permanent and forever homes. • Actively appears on Global TV segments bringing the more desperate rescued animals on air to find them a home with 100% success rate. • Developed a great understanding that the responsibilities of having a public image extends into daily life. • Educated viewers on the importance of adopting rescue animals, their proper care as well as spaying and neutering their current pets. • School Presentation and Birthday Party Facilitator (2002-present) Petland, Calgary, Alberta • Established and maintained business relationships with schools and individual clients through annual and semi-annual presentations where clients have specifically requested me to present educational seminars on pets and pet care. • Taught and presented in small and large groups on a wide variety of pets and pet care methods to more than 1500 students, children and adults over the last 5 years. OTHER EXPERIENCE Assistant Manager Petland, Calgary, Alberta (April 2009-present) • Responsible for all store operations. • Successfully implemented motivational tools such as the gold star program for bonuses and staff appreciation. • Was responsible for daily, weekly and monthly financial reports being complete and correct. • Ensured that payroll was complete and on time. • Facilitated two major guest service tools for staff to refer too, a call back program for all adopted animals as well as an easy use reference guide for all animals basic needs, training etc. Supervisor (Sept 2002- 2009) Petland, Calgary, Alberta • Established the respected position of employee, supervisor, and management trainer for over six years of dedicated service training and both the successful completion and in turn teaching of Petland university courses. • Entrusted with the responsibility of recruiting and selecting new staff and through the use of progressive discipline, coaching staff with challenges through those challenges to the best possible outcome for both the staff member as well as the company. • Maintain the quality of the corporate mission statement of being dedicated to enhancing customer knowledge about their pets through careful education about the animal and information for all of the necessary products to ensure proper animal husbandry and longevity. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT • Acquired skills in being an independent and practising artist when contracted by the Nickel Arts Museum to create an interactive metal replica of an ancient Peruvian royal mask for their Ancient Peru exhibition held in 2006-2007 to aid in the engagement of students visiting the exhibition. • Organized and facilitated annual independent art shows showcasing my own original work. • Participated in community outreach and gained self motivation by organizing and administrating fund raising events for the registered non-profit Pets for Life Foundation. • Gained a strong sense of compassion for a variety of indigenous wildlife species when volunteering at the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society from 2000-2002. • Organized and participated in a university campus-wide project to bring together different faculties through a series of events with the cumulative event being a gallery opening for which I was responsible for the design, construction and advertising. • Developed self motivation and professional drive while creating and running my own small business Imagination on Location. INTERESTS • Deeply enjoy making metal, clay and plaster sculptures as well as painting and drawing • Keeping a 100 gallon saltwater fish tank • A love and passion to care for all animals including the menagerie at home • Volunteering with rescue societies • Watching documentaries • Participating and observing the act of discovery • Collecting antiques and the tangible connection to history they represent • Running • Muay Thai kickboxing
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
chelsea Sullivan - Freelance Photo Editing & Event Photography
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4.0
2 Skills
$13
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Hello! I am 22 years old and just finished a two year program at Randolph Community College in Asheboro NC specializing in Portrait Studio Management. I am looking for a Editing job for in office or at home work. I have advanced skills in Editing/Retouching Photos using both Lightroom and Photoshop. I live in Morrisville NC. Email me at cmms_1@msn.com or call me at 919-624-4251
morrisville, North Carolina, United States
Jeanette Martin - Freelance Creative Writing & Research
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4.0
2 Skills
$7
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I am a stay at home wife of a police officer. All of my children are officially in school during the day so I am looking for work to do from home. I am able to work without being interrupted. I am currently a student working on my Bachelors degree from home , so I am familiar with formats, essays, and formats. I am very eager to work and believe in getting work completed on-time.
Slocomb, Alabama, United States
Samantha Burton - Freelance Poem Writing & Fiction Writing
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5.0
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Samantha Burton ________________________________________________ Objective To obtain a part time or full time job within your company where my core interests and skills can be utilized to support those with mental health issues and improve their methods of living as well as gain essential work experience. Summary Of Skills - Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and writing. - Honest and reliable. - Friendly manner with both customers and co-workers. - Team player. - Eager to learn about specific field of interest and gain important experience -Personal and academic experience with mental health issues. -Warm and compassionate demeanor. -Strong degree of empathy and understanding toward those suffering with mental health issues -Responsible for opening and closing procedures involved with responsibilities as a key holder in retail. -Extreme level of empathy Education OSSD Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School Sept. 2004 – June 2008 B.A., English University of Toronto Sept. 2008-December 2014 B.Sc., Mental Health Studies University of Toronto Sept. 2008-December 2014 Addiction Studies Certificate Centennial College Sept. 2014-March 2015 Work Experience Daycare Assistant Loving and Learning Daycare Sept. 2004 – Sept. 2009 Responsible for the well being of children ranging in ages from 1 - 10 years of age -Learned organization skills by arranging daily activities for the children Bakery Clerk Loblaws Supermarket Limited, Pickering Sept.2011-Nov. 2013 -Serve customers in an orderly and fast manner while maintaining cleanliness and organizational state of the bakery department. Sales Associate Ardene's Retail Outlet, Pickering Nov. 2013-Jan. 2015 -Participate in customer service and cash register duties while maintaining an orderly and presentable work environment. -Responsible for opening and closing procedures involving cash deposits and responsibilities as a key holder. Volunteer Community Care Durham, Pickering March 18th 2015-Present -Co-facilitates an evening group on depression. Extra Education Certificates Community Care Durham Individual Counselling Certificate Community Care Durham Group Counselling Certificate Applied ******* Intervention Skills Training Living Works Education ASIST Certificate Toronto Public Health Food Handling Certificate
PIckering, Ontario, Canada